Saint Joseph River

7:19 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Feds reject grant application for harbor on Saint Joseph River

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Grant was sought to improve viability of commercial shipping
Posted: ST. JOSEPH - The federal government has turned down Berrien County's application for a $10 million grant to reconfigure the commercial harbor on the St. Joseph River. "We knew it was a long shot," county Planning Coordinator John Gruchot said Thursday. "When it comes around again, we will resubmit."
7:21 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Saint Joseph City Commissioners question proposal to move docks

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Move has been proposed to provide more space for commercial shipping
ST. JOSEPH - St. Joseph city commissioners are not on board with a Berrien County proposal to seek a $10 million grant for relocating commercial docks along the St. Joseph River.
6:45 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Berrien County seeks grant to expand commercial shipping

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Officials say change would mean fewer dredging problems and allow vessels to reach port with larger cargoes
ST. JOSEPH - Berrien County is seeking a $10 million federal grant to expand the commercial shipping capacity of the St. Joseph River harbor.
6:19 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Berrien County Commissioners consider adding life rings at harbor

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Some commissioners concerned about installing and maintaining safety devices not legally required
ST. JOSEPH - Berrien County commissioners are again discussing the possibility of installing life rings on the south pier of the St. Joseph River harbor.
6:31 am
Fri February 8, 2013

Funding could be issue in dredging Saint Joseph River

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Plan calls for slip owners to pay $160 to $180 a year. Assessments require approval by local governments.
ST. JOSEPH - Plans are taking shape to dredge a stretch of the St. Joseph River and improve navigation conditions for recreational boaters.